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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease

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Why do you take aspirin...
To relieve pain?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 624 143 23.7 20.1-27.7 481 76.3 72.3-79.9
GENDER
Male 273 49 19.0 14.2-24.9 224 81.0 75.1-85.8
Female 351 94 28.5 23.4-34.2 257 71.5 65.8-76.6
RACE
White 502 104 20.8 17.1-25.0 398 79.2 75.0-82.9
African American 99 32 33.8 24.0-45.3 67 66.2 54.7-76.0
Other Minorities 17 6 32.9 13.0-61.7 11 67.1 38.3-87.0
HISPANIC
Yes 11 5 50.5 18.3-82.2 6 49.5 17.8-81.7
No 607 136 23.1 19.5-27.1 471 76.9 72.9-80.5
AGE
35-44 90 43 47.3 35.7-59.1 47 52.7 40.9-64.3
45-54 150 40 26.2 19.1-34.8 110 73.8 65.2-80.9
55-64 152 29 18.9 13.2-26.5 123 81.1 73.5-86.8
65+ 220 30 15.5 10.5-22.3 190 84.5 77.7-89.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 119 33 31.8 22.7-42.6 86 68.2 57.4-77.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 161 34 20.7 14.4-28.7 127 79.3 71.3-85.6
Some Post-H.S. 174 45 25.8 19.2-33.6 129 74.2 66.4-80.8
College Graduate 169 31 18.7 13.1-25.9 138 81.3 74.1-86.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 82 17 26.3 15.7-40.6 65 73.7 59.4-84.3
$15,000- 24,999 95 28 28.1 19.3-39.0 67 71.9 61.0-80.7
$25,000- 34,999 79 22 27.7 18.3-39.7 57 72.3 60.3-81.7
$35,000- 49,999 89 18 16.8 10.5-25.8 71 83.2 74.2-89.5
$50,000+ 172 34 21.6 15.3-29.5 138 78.4 70.5-84.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 39 6 10.1 4.3-22.0 33 89.9 78.0-95.7
Appalachia II 78 15 24.8 15.1-38.1 63 75.2 61.9-84.9
Appalachia III 45 11 26.8 14.8-43.5 34 73.2 56.5-85.2
Catawba 38 10 28.2 15.3-46.1 28 71.8 53.9-84.7
Edisto 16 5 26.1 10.0-52.7 11 73.9 47.3-90.0
Low Country 34 5 15.8 5.9-36.1 29 84.2 63.9-94.1
Palmetto 79 22 28.7 19.0-40.7 57 71.3 59.3-81.0
Pee Dee 54 10 17.7 9.2-31.5 44 82.3 68.5-90.8
Savannah 28 5 18.2 7.5-38.0 23 81.8 62.0-92.5
Trident 74 13 16.1 9.1-26.7 61 83.9 73.3-90.9
Upper Savannah 43 16 30.9 18.6-46.7 27 69.1 53.3-81.4
Waccamaw 57 16 35.3 21.0-52.9 41 64.7 47.1-79.0
Wateree 32 5 19.1 8.1-38.9 27 80.9 61.1-91.9

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported taking aspirin regularly.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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